Money Laundering

Organised Crime, Are you part of it?

 5th Jul 2018  News

Participating in Organised Crime   Section 45 of the Serious Crime Act 2015 makes it is an offence to participate in the activities of an organised crime group, this is a new offence created by the 2015 legislatio... Read more

When Bits to good to be true

 17th Jan 2018  News

When People Talk Bitcoin, It's Time to Ask Questions   Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are never far from the news, mainly when the value is rising considerably. This week the price of a single bitcoin rose to... Read more

Conspiracy to Import Class A

 Jan 2017  Case Studies

R v S and Others [2013] Wood Green Crown Court - The defendant along with 6 others was arrested, charged and faced trial for their part in a large scale operation conducted by the Serious Crime Directorate. Following years of investigation in respect of one lead defendant and months of investigation involving the remaining ‘top tier... Read more

Money Laundering

 Jan 2017  Case Studies

R v LC -R & others (2004) This was one of the largest investigations carried out by the HMC & E into UK based arm of a Columbian Drugs Cartel, D, a Columbian National, faced charges of Money Laundering (over £10 million) the proceeds of the sale of class A drugs. Prosecution evidence included undercover surveillance and stat... Read more

Conspiracy to Import Class A

 Jan 2017  Case Studies

R v SD-J (2006) Vince Reveglia successfully defended a client charged with serious allegations of conspiracy to import drugs into the UK from Guyana and manufacturing 'crack cocaine' believed to be valued in the region of £300 million. The gang had devised a complex international route by which cocaine paste and liquid would reach B... Read more

Conspiracy to Defraud

 Jan 2017  Case Studies

R v H [2012] Croydon Crown Court - This was the penultimate case in a string of HMRC frauds perpetrated and conducted by the primary group who had went about setting up this particular case. As a result of a breakdown in financial negotiations the secondary group attacked the self-assessment income tax return electronic system resulting i... Read more